Category Archives: Observations

De-wintering: enjoying seasonal transition by soaking in joys of melt and ice

Late March where I am, this year, means one can experience this combination: 1. Spring-like weather warm enough that I don’t need bulky winter clothing anymore, plenty of sunshine, and birdsong 2. a winter-like woods where the floor is mostly … Continue reading

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My thoughts on winter 2014; snow that stays around

As we exit the three coldest-average-months of the year (or ‘meteorological winter’), I will begin to wind down my promotion of winter appreciation for the season. Now seems like a good time to reflect back on what I have observed … Continue reading

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Watching the snow: images of beauty I find in shadow patterns

Perhaps the leading theme of my snow photographs is the patterns I try to capture. What shadows are trees casting? There are so many different arrangements of branches, snow drifts, brush, and other things that keep recreating new patterns to … Continue reading

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Walk Across Lake Winnebago: impressions from my first time crossing the ice

This is one of the more unusual Wisconsin winter activities I have heard of. Hundreds of people covering the width of Lake Winnebago by walking across it? I was excited to try this out the year I heard about it… … Continue reading

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Snapshots: viewing snowy landscapes from buses

Front yards of homes present themselves as largely sheets of white. Perhaps the backyards show more use, but the front yards had few footsteps in them. The cleared-off parts, driveways and sidewalks, are a small part of the landscape. (Businesses … Continue reading

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Walking to Work in Winter

What do I encounter when I walk to work through a snowy landscape? First of – a bit of briskness when I get outside. I often feel a little chilly, but I know that by the time I get near … Continue reading

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Ice, Rivers, and Ponds: Photos and Reflections

It has not been a year with a lot of snow for people in Wisconsin to enjoy. So I have turned more of my attention to looking for ice to appreciate. And I feel that my attention has been rewarded … Continue reading

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Snow pics from this weekend

Come out and play! I tried to look at the snowfall from some interesting angles, and I shared photos of what I found. I have two new sets up, http://www.flickr.com/photos/milwaukeesnow/sets/72157629447513183/ and http://www.flickr.com/photos/milwaukeesnow/sets/72157629088508718/

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Winter Activities in Milwaukee: Reflections and Recapping

As Ambassador of Snow, I have been visiting a range of winter activities around the area. So I wanted to share some snapshots of some of the memorable moments and insights which I took away from these events. Public events … Continue reading

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More photos of winter in the area

I will be showing a slideshow of around 70 of my favorite Wisconsin Winter Photos as part of my Snow Sermon tonight. I have also posted more pictures of interesting scenes I have seen, and people out enjoying winter: you can … Continue reading

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